Jordan Watson is a viral video star thanks to his How to Dad parenting videos, and his three child co-stars. In this Funny As interview Watson talks about his clips amassing over 250 million views, and other topics, including:
- How a joke video for a friend about to have a baby led to the first How to Dad video, which went viral overnight
- Travelling overseas to appear as How to Dad — including attending the red carpet New York premiere of film Boss Baby in his trademark short shorts and bush shirt in four degrees celsius
- Making videos to post on Facebook and YouTube every week since 2015 — "the key to success online is sticking to a schedule"
- Juggling full time work as a director at Jono and Ben with How to Dad, before finding the courage to go solo
- How the key to his success are his kids — especially middle daughter Alba (star of How to Put a Baby to Sleep)
This interview was recorded for 2019 TV series
Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy.
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